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Samsung’s Galaxy Note II Off to Strong Start Based on Web Usage Estimates

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II is already off to a strong start bbased on its initial Web traffic estimates after launching at the end of October, according to a new report from Chitika Insights, an online ad and data analytics firm.

Chitika’s report examined the initial traffic generated by the Samsung Galaxy Note II, breaking it down by each U.S. carrier currently offering the smartphone-tablet hybrid device: T-Mobile USA, Sprint, and U.S. Cellular. (It is up for pre-order with AT&T and Verizon.)

Specifically, after launching in the United States on October 24, the Note II accounted for 0.33 percent of all of Samsung’s smartphone web traffic within four days.

That’s a very slim figure when you take the entire domestic smartphone market into account, but Chitika researchers asserted that’s actually more notable than you might expect:

This is a strong start for the new smartphone as two major carriers are still waiting to release the device. Additionally, as we’ve seen previously, the larger screen size could increase the Web browsing habits of Galaxy Note users.

But note that the Android-based handheld debuted only with T-Mobile on October 24. Sprint followed a day later…

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